What’s new with the CCV?
- Augsburg is hosting a series of events to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, including the recent Heritage Day with Mary Lowe (audio available) and Advent Vespers on December 1-2.
- Nominations and applications are currently being accepted for the 2018 Augsburg Youth Theology Institute, where this summer’s theme is Light in the World: Becoming a Public Christian Leader.
- Riverside Innovation Hub is studying local congregations engaging creatively with young adults. Find out more about the project
Check out our list of Religion Faculty Speakers and topics they are available to present about for congregations or other events.
Connecting Faith, Scholarship, Service, World
The Christensen Center for Vocation is a natural outgrowth of Augsburg’s commitment to the theological exploration of vocation. This commitment rises from the belief that all people have the capacity to be agents of God’s love by using their gifts and talents to serve their neighbor. By promoting and supporting activities that provide opportunities for deep reflection, the CCV helps students, staff, faculty, and friends of the University discern their life purpose in service to the world.
The fundamental principles that inspire and guide all CCV endeavors are the five lessons learned from Bernhard M. Christensen, president of Augsburg University from 1938-1962:
- Christian faith liberates minds and lives.
- Diversity strengthens vital communities.
- Interfaith friendships enrich learning.
- The love of Christ draws us to God.
- We are called to service in the world.
Learn about Vocation at Augsburg University in an article by Mark Tranvik, Christensen Center for Vocation Fellow.